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Department of Psychology
Honors College Dean Marta Meana’s research dispels stereotypes surrounding women’s sexuality and changes the way doctors treat patients.
Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership
Grad students present their best work at annual Inspiration, Innovation, Impact showcase on Feb. 2.
From tragedy comes strength.
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.
Neuroscientist Jefferson Kinney's work with Ruvo Center for Brain Health is improving patient care while expanding opportunities for UNLV student learning.
UNLV study analyzes power dynamics in marital relationships and reveals perceptions of men whose wives retain their own surname.
An advisor with an unexpected career path
Study focused on understanding how people are reacting emotionally to the tragedy at the Route 91 country music festival Oct. 1.
New research advances understanding of the function of the brain’s anterior cingulate cortex and its tie to human learning.
McNair/AANAPISI programs for low-income, first-generation students matches undergrads with faculty mentors that share their focus and goals.
UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.
Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.
Husband-and-wife team Dustin and Rochelle Hines research brain cells in their quest for solutions to degenerative diseases and developmental disorders.
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Psychology In The News
Your good-looking lab partner at university is more likely to think the world is fair than your less genetically-blessed peers, a new study has found.
Beautiful people tend to believe that life is fundamentally fair and just, according to new research conducted with college students.
The study analyzed an unlikely connection between attractiveness and the belief in a just world, finding a strong correlation between the two.
Stacie Armentrout felt nauseated watching surveillance video of Stephen Paddock roaming Mandalay Bay in the days before the Oct. 1 shooting on the Strip.
Gabriel Allred and Michael Wagner are poised to disrupt the cannabis market in a major way. The co-founders of Tokes Platform, a cryptocurrency company, are leveraging their diverse educational and professional backgrounds to not only revolutionize the way the cannabis industry banks and takes payment from consumers, but how the industry tracks the plant from seed to sale.
Associate Professor, Psychology
An expert in behavioral neuroscience with concentrations in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.
Dean, College of Liberal Arts
An expert in psychology.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
An expert in cross-cultural psychotherapeutic practice and assessment, with a specialty in eating disorders and obesity.